24th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary ForumNational Child Day celebration in the Senate ChamberSenator Munson with Ottawa Senator Erik Karlsson.Senator Munson with former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and his wife, Aline.Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games.

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    Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

    Outdoor Hockey Game—Sesquicentennial

    Hon. Jim Munson: Minister, this might be the easiest question you’re going to get here today. I’m an Ottawa senator and I’m a hockey player, too. I recognize, minister, that you’re probably a Montreal Canadiens fan, and so am I — and a Sens fan. I recognize you had to make the decision — or […]


    Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

    The Late Bernard (Ben)

    Honourable senators, in the news business, you really get to know a person when you share the journey together. In my case, the road trips were many, and getting to know this person helped shape my life as a reporter. His name, Ben Tierney, or as the headline in his obituary stated: “Legendary Canadian journalist […]


    Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

    Third reading of Bill C-210, An Act to amend

    I was thinking about Senator Lankin saying that she was in elementary school in 1967. I was at Expo. I was 21 years old and full of national pride at that particular time. I was thinking that two years before that, we had a new flag, a brand new flag. Talk about pride at that […]